Couple from PB receive degrees


James Shelton and Shannon Smith Shelton, both from Pine Bluff, recently graduated from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

James Shelton received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. He is an honor graduate of Pine Bluff High School and previously received a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University. He is the son of Latrice Shelton and grandson of Evelyn Brown of Pine Bluff.

Shannon Shelton received a Master of Arts degree in educational administration. She is an honor graduate of Watson Chapel High School and a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She is the daughter of Jennifer Johnson Smith and Norwood Smith III of Pine Bluff and the granddaughter of Betty Johnson of Dumas.